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Law
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Roadies: What is your day job?

Old 01-25-15, 06:06 PM
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I fight for truth and justice.
What happened to the American Way?
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Old 01-25-15, 07:22 PM
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I fancy myself a buongustaio and bonvivant, which dovetail nicely with my business as a wine importer and wholesale distributor.
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Old 01-25-15, 07:45 PM
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I'm an auto mechanic (not a "technician" I don't like that politically correct term ) In addition to regular cars we do a lot if old sports car repair and restoration. Some of my customers are surprised that a car mechanic rides a bike to work several days a week. This is our website if you care to see. sportscarguys.com
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Old 01-25-15, 07:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Matt2.8NJ View Post
No. I have folks like you at minimum wage who do that already in the organization. I can't imagine you'd make the (very easy) cut into the profession based on your semi-literate writing.
Lol just a little humor. I know I miss spoke. We call them CRS's now.
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Old 01-25-15, 08:00 PM
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I build 777's, structure mechanic.
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Old 01-26-15, 07:13 AM
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I am, as you may have guessed, a scientist, specifically a bioanalytical chemist. The results of the poll are interesting because I have noticed that around here, there are a disproportionate number of cyclists who are in STEM fields. I had to laugh recently when I met some people who work at the same university as my husband. He teaches English. One of the people asked if he rode (he doesn't), and another one said, "he's an English professor; of course he doesn't ride."
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Old 01-26-15, 07:22 AM
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I chose two. I am a government lawyer.
Are you an AUSA?
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Old 01-26-15, 07:30 AM
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I spent 10 years in the military working IT on the Aviation side. I am now working as an IT Specialist for the US Attorney's Office.

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Old 01-26-15, 08:24 AM
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Old 01-26-15, 09:32 AM
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Are you an AUSA?
Staff counsel for a state agency.
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Old 01-26-15, 05:24 PM
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Originally Posted by happyscientist View Post
I had to laugh recently when I met some people who work at the same university as my husband. He teaches English. One of the people asked if he rode (he doesn't), and another one said, "he's an English professor; of course he doesn't ride."
I can see an English professor riding a fixed gear for the simplicity snd functionality
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Old 01-26-15, 05:45 PM
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I can see an English professor riding a fixed gear for the simplicity snd functionality
Something to ride around the neighborhood once in a while, like my buddy the historian does.
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Old 01-26-15, 05:47 PM
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Old 01-26-15, 05:49 PM
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Originally Posted by nastystang View Post
I build 777's, structure mechanic.
For Boeing or Catterpillar?
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Old 01-26-15, 05:54 PM
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Old 01-26-15, 06:07 PM
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Old 01-26-15, 06:47 PM
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Office based worker/support in O&G company, just recently ventured into the management ranks.

Office works sucks, the flexibility to have a ride out just isn't there....
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Old 01-26-15, 08:15 PM
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Office based worker/support in O&G company, just recently ventured into the management ranks.

Office works sucks, the flexibility to have a ride out just isn't there....
Which company do you work for? I'm looking to go into O&G.
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Old 01-26-15, 08:18 PM
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uh, are you supposed to have a job?? I thought riding my bikes was the best job you could have. I know it doesn't pay very well but you get lots of fresh air, free water at most stops, free food samples at the local deli's, free coffee when they are sampling new brews, lots of great exercise, free showers if you ride in the rain (free bike wash too!), if you ride in the country you can find lots of empty cans in the ditch to recycle for cash (20 cans weigh about a pound = 45 cents), it just goes on and on..........really I work in marketing at an electrical contractor's office.
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Old 01-26-15, 08:47 PM
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Mechanical engineer for a food processing equipment manufacturer. I saw some people riding by my office window today, it made me sad that I can't take an hour in the middle of the day like that!
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Mechanical engineer for a food processing equipment manufacturer. I saw some people riding by my office window today, it made me sad that I can't take an hour in the middle of the day like that!
My office in my last government job overlooked the river and the bike trail. I'm a cyclist, runner and boater and I had constant envy of everyone outside doing the things I wanted to do.
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Old 01-26-15, 09:40 PM
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Was an athletic trainer (guy who runs of the field when people get hurt) Going back to school to be an Xray tech.

oh and I have one langstoth hive and my gf has a topbar hive. bzzzzz

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